Meeting of love rivals needs to be spikier

henna night picIn 1999, Amy Rosenthal (daughter of Jack Rosenthal and Maureen Lipman) won the Sunday Times Drama Award for Henna Night, an incisive 50-minute piece.

This lucid revival does justice to its refreshingly perceptive take on female relationships, although its limitations are markedly apparent.

Recently dumped Judith leaves a drunken voicemail for her ex, informing him she has the tools to either slash her wrists or henna her hair. She hopes it’ll bring him running, but instead gets a visit from Jack’s new girlfriend, Ros.

Read my full Ham & High review here

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